Bernard Stiegler is a French philosopher. He is head of the Institut de recherche et d'innovation (IRI) which he founded in 2006 at the Centre Georges-Pompidou. He is also the founder of the political and cultural group, Ars lndustrialis, and the founder in 2010 of the philosophy school, Ecole de Philosophie d'Epineuil-le-Fleuriel. The Translator: Benoit Dillet is Lecturer at Loughborough University. He is co-editor of Technologiques: La Pharmacie de Bernard Stiegler (Cecile Defaut, 2013) and The Edinburgh Companion to Poststructuralism (EUP, 2013).